The effect of smoking on osseointegrated dental implants. Part I: implant survival.

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PURPOSE Recent studies implicate smoking as a significant factor in the failure of dental implants. The purpose of this long-term retrospective study was to evaluate the survival of Brånemark endosseous dental implants in relation to cigarette smoking. MATERIALS AND METHODS The sample consisted of 464 consecutively treated completely and partially… (More)

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@article{DeLuca2006TheEO, title={The effect of smoking on osseointegrated dental implants. Part I: implant survival.}, author={Stephelynn DeLuca and Effrat Habsha and George A. Zarb}, journal={The International journal of prosthodontics}, year={2006}, volume={19 5}, pages={491-8} }